PROFILING KEY GLOBAL CAPITAL MARKET PLAYERS AND INFLUENTIALS SHAPING MARKETS, CORPORATE REPUTATIONS AND VALUATIONS.
Sustainability Standard Setters & Policy Makers
Promoting accountability and transparency during COVID-19   
June 09, 2020
Source: UNDP - Countries cannot ignore corruption during the COVID-19 response. Even in ordinary times, research has shown that corruption in the health sector causes losses of US$455 billion per year and, according to OECD estimates, up to...
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USGBC Releases New LEED Guidance to Address COVID-19 and Support Buildings with Reopening Strategies   
June 09, 2020
Source: USGBC - The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has released four new Safety First Pilot Credits in response to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). The credits outline sustainable best practices that align with public health and...
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Enforcing sustainability in palm oil: What would mandatory due diligence look like?   
June 09, 2020
Source: Food Navigator - What if the European Commission made sustainable palm oil due diligence mandatory across the bloc? The European Palm Oil Alliance is advocating just that, chair Frans Claassen tells FoodNavigator.
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How the sustainability agenda transforms the banking sector   
June 09, 2020
Source: Environmental Finance - There is broad consensus within the banking industry that setting the right incentives and putting us en route to a more sustainable future is important. The success of many green financial products speaks for itself.
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Michelin Guide adds new green clover symbol to highlight sustainable restaurants   
June 09, 2020
Source: Time Out - The symbol, which resembles a four-leaf clover, recognises sustainable gastronomy and distinguishes restaurants that are taking responsibility in the conservation of resources and the protection of biodiversity, as well as in...
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Do you want beautiful, sustainable and safe tall buildings? Use wood   
June 08, 2020
Source: The Guardian - Whereas concrete is a particularly devastating material, said to account for 4%-8% of the world’s CO2, timber locks up the carbon absorbed by the growth of trees. While construction is a major contributor to greenhouse gases,...
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Does solar sustainability go far enough?   
June 08, 2020
Source: PV Magazine - lready the first global sustainability standard for solar modules and inverters has been introduced, and it is likely mandatory measures will be applied in Europe via the Ecodesign directive.
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Fashion can’t afford to wait for customers to demand sustainability   
June 05, 2020
Source: Vogue Business - The Vogue Business Index shows that brand loyalty often trumps brand values in determining whether or not consumers believe a brand to be sustainable.
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Celebrating World Environment Day   
June 04, 2020
Source: ISO - “Time for Nature” is the theme for this year’s World Environment Day, highlighting that the time has come to take action to save our planet. A new ISO committee on biodiversity will help us all do just that.
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Corteva Agriscience Announces 2030 Sustainability Goals to Increase Agricultural Resiliency   
June 02, 2020
Source: Yahoo Finance - WILMINGTON-- Corteva Agriscience announced today its 10-year commitments to advance sustainability throughout the global food system. The goals span a wide range of initiatives for farmers, the land, communities where employees...
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